The best Quotations

Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
- C. S. Lewis

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Quotation Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road. - writer
Quotation Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman. - writer
Quotation The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job. - writer
Quotation Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words. - writer
Quotation We ''need'' cancer because, by the very fact of its insurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer. - writer
Quotation Our best history is still poetry. - writer